Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham

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Lindsey Graham is a politician and former air force colonel from Central South Carolina, the United States. Lindsey Graham also served as the senior United States senator from South Carolina. Moreover, Lindsey was against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Early Life

Lindsey Graham was born in Central, South Carolina, the United States on July 9, 1955. Lindsey’s zodiac sign is Cancer and he is currently 66 years old. His real birth name is Lindsey Olin Graham. Lindsey’s father James “FJ” Graham owned a restaurant in his hometown. Moreover, his mother’s name is Millie Graham. However, Lindsey’s father died of a heart attack and his mother died of Hodgkin lymphoma. Furthermore, Lindsey has a younger sister named Darline Graham Nordone who was just 13 years old at the time.

Lindsey Graham studied at D W Daniel High School in Central, South Carolina. He is also the first member of his family to enter Reserve Officer Training Cop. Later, Lindsey studied BA Psychology at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. Moreover, Lindsey earned JD from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Professional life

After graduating, Lindsey joined the Judge Advocate General’s Corps as an officer in 1982 and began active duty that year. He began his career as an Air Force defense attorney before being assigned to Rhein-Main Air Base in Frankfurt, Germany, where he served as the Air Force’s senior prosecutor in Europe from 1984 to 1988. Lindsey was defending an Air Force pilot accused of using marijuana in 1984. He returned to South Carolina after his service in Europe and left active duty in 1989.

After that, Lindsey entered the private practice as a lawyer. From 1988 to 1992, Lindsey worked as an assistant county attorney in Oconee County and as the city attorney in Central from 1990 to 1994. In 1989, Lindsey joined the South Carolina Air National Guard after leaving the Air Force where he served until 1995. Later, Lindsey joined the US Air Force Reserve.

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Caption: Lindsey Graham serving as the US Senator (Source: Instagram)

Lindsey served as a judge advocate at McEntire Air National Guard Station in Eastover, South Carolina where he helped brief departing pilots on laws of war during the 1990-91 Gulf War. Lindsey was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 2nd district in Oconee County in 1992. Moreover, Lindsey served one term from 1993 to 1995. Lindsey won the US Senator election after longtime US senator Strom Thurmond decided to retire in 2002.

Furthermore, Lindsey served as the state’s junior senator for only two years serving with Ernest Hollings who retire in 2005. Lindsey defeated the South Carolina Republican Party Buddy Witherspoon when he ran for a second term in 2008. In 2014, Lindsey won the general election by defeating State Senator Brad Hutto, Independent Thomas Ravenel, and Libertarian Victor Kocher. Moreover, Lindsey defeated Harrison in the 2020 Senate election.

Achievements and Net Worth

Lindsey Graham won the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service in 2014. Lindsey has won awards like The Citadel “President’s Leadership Award”, Family Research Council “True Blue Award”, National Council of La Raza “Capitol Award”, National District Attorneys Association “President’s Award”, and many more.

According to online sources, the estimated net worth of Lindsey Graham is around $3 million US dollars. Lindsey garnered such a huge amount of money from his services as an attorney, senator, lawyer, and many more. However, there is no information about Lindsey’s salary.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Lindsey Graham with his sister Darline Graham Nordone (Source: Rock Hill Herald)

Lindsey Graham has never married and has no children until now. Moreover, Lindsey helped raise his sister Darline Graham Nordone after his mother and father’s death which occurred within 15 months of each other. Lindsey was 22 years old and his sister was 13 years at the time of theirs parent’s death.

Talking about Lindsey Graham’s rumors and controversy, he’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, Lindsey is focusing on his personal and professional life. Moreover, Lindsey likes to keep a distance from the rumors and the controversy.

Body Measurement and Social media

Lindsey Graham stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 70 Kg. Lindsey has hazel eyes and blonde hair. Moreover, Lindsey’s body measurements are 40-32-38.

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Caption: Lindsey Graham body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Lindsey Graham is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. His Instagram account @lindseygrahamsc has over 167K followers. On Twitter, Lindsey has over 1.9 million followers. Lindsey has 144,454 followers on his Facebook page. Moreover, Lindsey has a YouTube channel titled “USSenLindseyGraham” with over 22.8K subscribers.